Living in Kashmir

Dear readers, I am feeling nervous. May be  goosebumps have decorated my frontal visage. Actually , I do not remember when I wrote a blog last time. Archives on this website tells me that it was way back on 24th May 2014. So, writing after nearly 11 months is a herculean task. The reason is that my  bread & butter is not sponsored by this activity. May be, I need to change the direction of my life and follow the CB example. CB, the writer, philosopher , movie-maker and a banker who… Read More

A commentary upon Election 2014 by a Mango Man

I am a happy soul these days……..feeling eternal bliss after eating delicious Alphonso mangoes. I will share a secret with you…even after spending 33 years in Aryavarta, I had not tasted the great Alphonso …the primary reason was that our farmers with generous help from politicians used to dispatch 25,000 tonnes of top-quality mangoes to European Union countries as well as Gulf countries. So, the prices of remaining 2nd-quality Alphonsos were always in the range of Rs. 180-300 per Kg. in markets of metropolitan cities of India. This is even true of… Read More

Godavari to Kosi Part – VI

Dear readers, It is a fine Sunday morning in Vizag.Weather is sunny and there is soothingly pleasant  warmness in the sunlight. Such weather may be termed as  luxury in northern plains of India during this month of the year but we southerners i.e. people earning their bread and dal or sambhar in Deccan plateau are a blessed lot. Cold and dry winds from Himalayas lose their intensity after travelling a distance of 2500 Kms. But we have or own demons to contend with in this coastal region. We live in the shadow… Read More